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WEEK ONE: SYNOPSIS

January 13, 2011

Italy is fantastic.

That being said, now that I am in Italy, the intense, unrelenting yearning that motivated my posts on this blog has been at last fulfilled.  And consequently, my motivation to post has been slightly diminished.

You have to admit, it is less attractive to write about your favorite country than it is to live in it and embrace it in each moment.

Also, I’m not sure what to say.  Because there is so much to say.  And, at the same time, so little that needs to be said at all.

Being back has been an overwhelming emotional experience filled with only highs and no lows.

Here’s a few photos of my journey so far:

My mom and I at the airport in Rochester, NY

My favorite grocery store outside of Florence!
Cavallo macinato = Ground horse meat that I ate for dinner last night
Street in Oltrarno, Florence
near the Mercato di San Lorenzo
my favorite americans in florence, Keith and Harmony!
tongue at Trattoria di Mario, Florence
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6 Comments leave one →
  1. January 13, 2011 1:30 pm

    Sei arrivata già dalla famiglia Italiana o stai viaggiando prima? Dai, nonostante sia nel paese che tu ami, non dimenticare di darci alcuni dettagli perchè noi siamo qui e stiamo ancora sognando del bel paese! Voglio vivere attraverso le tue esperienze!) 😉 A presto!

    • January 18, 2011 5:54 am

      Sono stata a Firenze per una settimana e una settimana fa sono arrivata qui dalla famiglia! Adesso provero` a scrivere un po’ sul blog ogni giorno, cosi` puoi immaginare di essere qui anche te!

  2. GMA permalink
    January 13, 2011 2:21 pm

    Horsemeat? You must be kidding. First of all, it’s not kosher. Did it taste like chicken?

  3. tsangers permalink
    January 13, 2011 3:47 pm

    1.)yayayay! looks like fun
    2.)see i’m reading this
    3.)haha i see you are looking as photogenic as ever
    4.)misssss having beth in America 😦

    • January 18, 2011 5:52 am

      You are my hardest-won reader! I love it! Good luck with the studying….I miss our Stamford times haha.

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